This data portal offers the best available data and information relevant to the biology, fisheries, monitoring and
management of spawning aggregations for important fish species in the Gulf of Mexico and serves as the basis for a
cooperative, Gulf-wide conservation and monitoring program.
The site was funded by the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program.
Kobara, S., B. Erisman, W. Heyman, C. Biggs, N. Farmer, S. Lowerre-Barbieri, M. Karnauskas, and J. Brenner. 2017. Cooperative monitoring program for spawning aggregations in the Gulf of Mexico: data portal. Version 1.0 GCOOS, USA.